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CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
5, 2011, the gentleman from texas, mr. smith, is recognized for 60 minutes and is the designee of the majority leader. mr. smith: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks and submit extraneous materials for the record on the topic of this special order. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. smith: mr. speaker, the purpose of tonight's special order is to celebrate our friend and colleague, ralph hall's distinguished service in congress. if there were a congressional hall of fame, tonight would be representative hall's induction as the oldest, some would say the most seasoned, voting member in the house of representatives. as members of congress, we had the distinct honor of serving the american people. each day as a representative can be both challenging and rewarding. and though we sometimes make headlines we do not always make history. that is why today is especially important. today is a day for the history books. after 32 years of service, congressman ralph hall today became th
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
in my life and a difference to so many people. mr. smith: i yield two minutes to the gentleman from florida, bill posey. mr. posey: thank you, mr. chairman. i appreciate the opportunity to join with me colleagues in recognizing chairman ralph hall for his tenure as chairman of the house science committee. during his service, he reached acrong the -- across the aisle and forged bipartisan coalitions to support important legislation and no program, in my view, has benefited more if his bipartisan commitment than the united states space program. representative hall has been an especially strong voice for our nation's human space flight program which has benefited not only tbs and florida but propoled our nation on the path of unprecedented scientific and technological advancement. we can all learn a lot from our colleagues. congressman hall leads by example. he's well known for calling a spade a spade. his word truly is his bond and you can always take that to the bank. advancing our nation's human space flight program has been a hallmark for chairman hall. as we look out at america's
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 9:00pm EST
of treatment available. the gene was passed along through abigail's family, she was born abigail smith and her brother died of alcoholism. >> he mentioned one line of. do we know much about him? >> he abandoned his family, right? he disappeared? >> he died of alcoholism. you died very early but of some accident because you were out of control or of sclerosis of the liver or brain damage or alcoholism. john quincy adams two brothers died of a alcoholism and two of john quincy adams three sons died of dhaka was some from his firstborn george washington adams died in his late 20s and as a young boy charles also died of it and one of the three songs survived as did several of the grandson's but this was a genetic trait in the smith family. just as in the quincy family, the genius which went back to 1066 and the crossing of the battle of hastings by all will dillinger town in normandy that still looks this and the english obviously corrected -- corrupted he was a baron running mate in 2015 that forced king john to sign the magna tara so this ran through the currency as well as alcoholism and for th
FOX Business
Nov 28, 2012 9:20am EST
. and sandra smith and charles payne are here. the powerball discussion next. ♪ ♪ all right. everybody, a half billion dollars, yeah, that's a lot of money and that's what you could win in tonight's powerball lottery jackpot payout win. i say do not buy that ticket. you'll pay a tax upfront and if you win, you'll pay a tax and if you have the unfortunate to die, your estate is up a creek. sandra: i don't think that you'll talk anybody out of the lotto tickets and bet they're going to die. stuart: it's a $2 ticket. and you buy that ticket. immediately tax the 50%. $1 goes to the state. and if you win 300 billion dollars, you lose at least a third that goes straight to the feds and then for the estate, local taxes. sandra: you've still got 2 million bucks. stuart: well, do you think that's a good deal. sandra: i'm saying you're not goinn to talk anybody out of it. what i think is a scam, stuart, i'm going to tell you why. if you look where the highest population of lottery ticket buyers are, it's in the most poverty stricken areas in this country and so when you talk about the money that these f
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
jarrett in for shepard smith. more than 24 hours later, the cease-fire in the middle east is still holding. [horns and sirens] >> hamas military tans celebrating claiming they changed the game by avoiding an israeli invasion of gaza. israelis say they won by ending the hamas rocket attacks and weakening the militant group. each side is also mourning tonight in gaza city a funeral for a man killed in israeli air strike just before the cease-fire took effect. and the israeli military reporting a soldier died today after a rocket attack that also happened before the cease-fire. the second israeli soldier killed in the conflict. conor powell joins us live in jerusalem. connor, are things almost back to normal there in israel? >> well, greg, there are still a lot of tension. there is still a lot of fear here in israel. we are now entering the second day of this cease-fire and with each passing hour there really does seem to be the belief that this cease-fire may actually take hold so, yes, things are beginning to return to normal. shops and markets are beginning it reopen. particularly in south
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
the winner. jacob long picks up the story. >> reporter: dewitt county clerk recorder smith is digging through her purse for a coin. >> there it is. >> reporter: the reason is -- >> you never know. anything is possible. >> reporter: smith's search is successful. >> we have a quarter. we're going to go for it. >> reporter: when the clock strikes three, she flips the quarter into the air. >> tails. >> reporter: but this is no ordinary coin toss. it is deciding the outcome of a county board race. >> we just needed something to break the tie, so here we are. >> reporter: republican incumbent terry ferguson and independent george miller want to serve district b. the problem, election results show they're dead even. >> we waited 14 days for absentees to come in. we counted. we now have a tie between two of them. >> reporter: since the state has no specific rules for a situation like this, the clerk is getting creative. and flipping a coin. >> it is a head. >> reporter: as the incumbent ferguson goes first, calling tails, but the quarter lands on heads, meaning he loses. >> well, a little disappointe
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 2:45pm EST
influential idea of adam smith that markets would read to the efficiency of the economy. and ken arrow was the person who actually proved, the circumstances under which it was correct. so anybody who talked about the wonders of the free market, he was the one who actually showed that adam smith was right. but in showing he was right, he also understood that it was only right under very restricted conditions, and the healthcare sector was one condition in which it was never right, and similar to my own work on economics of asymmetric information -- >> core understanding. >> what it showed is the reasonable the invisible hand seems invisible is that it's not there. and this gesture is a real case on point. >> just to add, all abstract reasoning, but thenk at reality and it's overwhelming. the -- looking across countries can the united states has the most market oriented healthcare system and the most expensive without getting better results. >> we're ranked 37th in the world in the world health organization in terms of quality. >> within the united states, although medicare is very expen
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
're not the old fashioned filibuster people remember from "mr. smith goes to washington" when senator smith stood at a desk probably about there in their mockup of the senate floor and talked himself exhausted reading from the baseball, reading from the constitution, he might have even read from the dictionary. i remember there was an old reporter up in the press gallery speaking about this and he talked about it being one of the great examples of american democracy, one lone senator able to speak until he's exhausted on pint that matters to him. people may have been frustrated by that kind of filibuster but there was at least a kind of noblity to it. the filibuster of today is very different. it's a threat from the minority party to bombard something with amendments so that it can't be managed on the floor. it's a threat to filibuster, to which the majority leader has to respond by filing cloture, and when the majority leader is forced to file cloture, the minority gets a benefit. they get 30 hours of debate. and, of course, as we've seen in the senate that 30 hours of debate is never used. it j
FOX News
Nov 25, 2012 3:00am PST
years old for a lock smith. >> for a lock smith. i was too young to have a work permit at the time but they let me sweep the floors and answer the phones. while i was doing that i was watching the lock smith learning the tricks of the trade. >> what is this over here? >> all of my escapes happen within fuel view of the audience. i slightly obscure what the audience can see so the audience can see but not see what i am doing. >> it's free admission to the houdini museum across from madison square garden. >> we want to get you in position for your trick. >> these are real handcuffs you should not be able to get out of these. >> i am using the skills of a magician, a lock smith and contortionist. >> one minute on the screen right now. do we have one minute on the screen. >> very good. >> all right. >> one minute. 3, 2, 1, go. >> alley is holding the keys. >> even houdini would be impressed right now. >> roger what are we seeing here with thomas. what is he attempting to do? he is trying to perform the unbelievable. that's one. that's a difficult handcuff. >> doesn't look like he is go
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
and earth. guts. glory. ram. >>> like mother, like daughter apparently. the late anna nicole smith who used the guess jeans ad campaign to help launch her career didn't live to see her 6-year-old daughter step into her shoes. and yes, become a guess kids model. michelle turner joins us from los angeles. and i have such mixed feelings about this, michelle. >> yeah. yeah. no, i feel you on that. i definitely do. we all remember those guess jean ads for anna nicole smith. and it's like, well, guess who's in them now, her daughter, dani lynn. she is all of 6 years old, carol. yeah, these photos have people talking. we've been talking about it all day. not everyone is a fan either. guess says that it's a first for them, having a legacy model for them. it's been good traction and marketing because we have been talking about it. now the ads look very innocent and very charming. so this little girl actually may have a future in front of the camera. but as charming as this story could be, there's a lot of people who remember how her mother could not keep it together in the public eye. there is conce
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 12:00pm EST
chairman, lamar smith and i negotiated additional measures to be added to the legislation. i want together to produce a package of improvements that contained a modest expansion of benefit for deserving emergency medical responders. and a host of reforms to make the safety officers benefits program stronger and more effective, more cost efficient. the legislation will become one of the cornerstones of the partnership we have between the federal government and our first responders who make that partnership even stronger. in fact, the reforms that chairman smith and i developed in consultation with the department of justice and the first responder community completely offset the eliminated increase in spending. unfortunately, at that time due to an error made by the congressional budget office, the matter was dropped from the f.a.a. conference report. c.b.o. to their credit later corrected their error. they provided an official cost estimate that makes clear this legislation will result in new federal spending, and, madam president, i ask consent that letter be made part of the record. the p
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
tuesday, november 27, 2012. i'm shepard smith. we're back tomorrow. noon pacific time. 3:00 o'clock eastern time. right back here for the fox report tomorrow night for the journalists who bring together this program, thanks for checking in. here is mr. bill. >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on of the tonight -- >> i'm more troubled today. having met with the acting director of the c.i.a. and ambassador rice, the information given to the american people was wrong. >> bill: more verbal warfare breaks out over the assassination of the libyan ambassador on 9-11. three senators met with u.n. ambassador rice today and it did not go well. we'll have a full report with charles krauthammer. >> for those that are not christian, it's a difficult time when the state or the government is soring the religion. >> bill: more christmas chaos in rhode island. why does secular progressives continue to try to diminish this federal holiday? we'll trio answer that question tonight. ♪ . >> bill: what the heck is this? some south korean guy bopping around has now become the most popular video in h
PBS
Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
different c.e.o. when he came back, much more able. but the google guys had to bring in eric smith and mark zuckerberg had to bring in sheryl sandberg and that's a very normal thing that happens in these companies. the founders have to -- sometimes they have division t vision, the passion, the brilliance but they don't have the managerial skills. >> rose: what happened in the i.p.o.? >> i think they let it get out ahead of them. i think they were too bullish, too optimistic about how well it was going to go and let wall street persuade them that, oh, we can do it at this price and they couldn't. and people say -- and then there were glitches in the way -- >> rose: but no one doubt it is leadership of zuckerberg and sandberg? >> no, i think they are solid. he is a guy who acknowledged mistakes in the i.p.o. he is a man -- he's brilliant. he knows what he's doing. he's got the passion, he stays behind it. he understood that he was not a manager and he brought her in and she's a good manager and very good with people which is not always his skill and not always his skill with a lot of these fo
NBC
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
-old reagan smith is much more than a rising star. diana alviar will tell us reagan is also a survivor. >> reporter: when reagan smith sings -- ♪ i wanna no when >> reporter: the questions come from the heart. >> like how long i'd have this disease because i still have it. i'm just in like temporary remission. >> reporter: in first grade, reagan began to bruise and cuts refused to heal. tests raised more questions. >> i can remember sitting in the car in the driveway and said how much do you know about blood diseases? she had an autoimmune disorder, her body was attacking her platelets. >> you need your platelets to protect you against bleeding. you'll bump yourself, you'll bruise. >> reagan's case was worse than most. medicine and chemotherapy didn't work, so doctors decided to take out her spleen. having itp meant having to give up the things she loved most, riding horses, playing volleyball, even jumping on the trampoline in her own backyard. >> i kind of felt like, you know, known as the sick kid. but her parents were determined not to let her illness define her. >> so we said no
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 9:00am EST
will the a lot draw the line with respect to youth football, and as well, this afternoon, demaurice smith is here, professional players? >> [inaudible] this is a bittersweet discretion for me, as the son of a high- school football coach. i grew up in a football locker room, i have brothers and play college football. i have seen all the wonderful things that people can do -- football can do. i have enjoyed learning more about this issue, but my hope about this is that it really sparks a much broader debate. specifically, what should be the role -- is there a role for football in our during year high and high schools? we need to have a serious, honest, open, data-driven discussion that centers around the issue of return on educational dollars invested. the football community has to operate, you do not operate in a vacuum. you are part of a larger community. you are within the educational institution. so we have to be realistic about the challenges at that institution faces. specifically, standards are being raised, expectations are skyrocketing regarding our schools and what they need to do to inst
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2012 9:00am PST
our military afford it? joining me is representative smith. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> assume for a moment that nothing changes and these budgets cuts go into effect. what does that look like for our national security and budget? >> it's a big cut. it's a mindless cut. there's no ability to do any sort of strategic planning. i think the defense department can take some reductions. it's part of a budget deal. we can reduce the amount of the money that we're spending but to do it through sequestration, a cut right now, mindless across the board will really hamper our national security. no question. >> you talk about the ability to make some cuts and leon panetta has suggested that being a toletoll tolerable cut. >> we have big weapon systems that have gone over budget, lasted longer. but also we had troops deployed. we are out of iraq. there are savings to be found in our ground forces and a have a right of weapon systems. >> you have to look at these things on a microlevel just in your home state of washington, joint base lewis-mcchord, we found it would cost your home state 17
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm EST
was going to make them weather was an eric said right or a howard k. smith, the people that ed murrell hired for people of substance, historians. writers. leaders, people who cared about history. and sometimes when i look at what passes for news on cable television, especially these days, i don't know where they find these people. [laughter] >> he cared a great deal about writing. one of the point you're making earlier about some things that you wanted to last for three, four, five days before it would actually get on the air, it had to be written, and written well. merl cared a great deal about style and the way in which you presented information. it was always for me -- >> interesting. and is going to interrupt you for a second. take a look at how awesome, when you're watching something being covered on cable television these days, and it requires great skill. i'm not denigrating it in any fashion, but notice how often was your hearing is just whatever comes off the top of the head of a man or woman who is reporting. take note of how rare it is for a script actually to be written. now, you
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 7:00am EST
of the south carolina. we will see adam smith from washington and a ban affleck who directed "argo." on me to the press, carl levin, peter king, and gregory meeks. we will also see the chairman and chief executive of honeywell international. our next call joining us on the independent line. we have pat from tennessee. caller: you made the statement a few minutes ago, exactly my thought. when you have senators and representatives of their in congress, then they are representing the states. that is how the states have a say in the budget talks. i noticed a while back they talked about reducing your marks. that is when they put things in that they want to add to the budget, things that the one for the states. that is how they are represented already. thank you. host: thank you. what you were quoting was eight tweet that came in that said states already have a say by sending members to the house and senate. democrats line. caller: i think today pose the question is interesting. this was one of the first questions addressed by congress back in the summer of 1787 at the constitutional convention
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 9:00am EST
and republican strategist steve smith. that's and university of delaware and starts at 8 p.m. eastern. here on c-span2, author mark friedman talks about how more baby boomers are entering into a second careers. he's the author of the big shi shift. that's also at 8 p.m. eastern. >> ahead of the federal communications commission, julius genachowski, spoke yesterday about international telecommunications policy. chairman genachowski's remarks are about one hour. >> good afternoon. thanks for joining the conversation with fcc chairman genachowski. just some quick introductory marks, sort of normal rules of the game them sure you are all familiar with. welcome to our meeting today at the council on foreign relations. plump lately turn off your cell phones, blackberries and all wireless devices to avoid intervention with the sound system and as a reminder, this meeting is on the record. i'm very excited to be here today, this perhaps the most anticipated cfr event as much as the new james bond movie, since we rescheduled a number times but i'm glad that chairman to join us today. just a quick introdu
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 1:00am EST
was moderated by ben smith. from los angeles, this is about an hour and 15 minutes. [applause] >> thank you for turning up for this. it is an honor to be here. anyone who has been uncovering policy in new york kind of feels entertainment industry has this enormous power in politics and public policy, and also as a dark matter out there. we do not fully understand how it is affecting and changing what happens on the east coast. we have a remarkable panel of longtime leaders in that industry to help explain that to me and to you. one regret -- he apologizes for not being able to be here with us. he is working on the next "avatar" script. i will bring out the panel. the first person is arnold schwarzenegger. [applause] he is our host today. he is somebody who uniquely came from the entertainment industry and into politics. he is at the intersection of those things. he is extremely active in things like this. he will be starring in a new movie called "last call." the next person is ron meyer, president of universal since 1995. [applause] he is someone who has seen the industry whether the techn
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm EST
, what about that jimmy stewart movie? "mr. smith goes to washington" i saw that movie. didn't that poor man have to stand at his desk and hold the senate floor until he crumbled in exhaustion? why don't we see that anymore? the honest answer is there was some artistic license in that movie and the more honest answer is we have reached the point now with the filibuster where one senator can stand up and object to what is about to occur in the senate, stop the senate from what they're doing for at least 30 hours until there's a vote to resume business. let me give you two examples of how this played out in my recent memory. it was only a couple years ago when we were closing a weekly session and a last-minute request was made to extend unemployment benefits to millions of americans. we thought we had an agreement. democrats and republicans, we were ready to leave town. the junior senator from kentucky, not the pleernd, senator bunning stood up and said i object. by saying i object, he stopped the payment of unemployment benefits to millions of americans. and at that point i came to the fl
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 1:00pm EST
mckeon and ranking member adam smith for putting this provision in the defense authorization bill that is now pending. this bill will be considered, i suppose new york conference by the house and the senate. it is in the house bill. we regret it is not in the senate bill and so the delegates and i have come to the floor to ask that the senate follow the lead of the house. -- of the house on this matter of common courtesy and respect. delegate sablan's provision in the house-passed bill simply requires that the flags of the territories and of the district of colombia be respected when the armed services chooses to honor the flags of the states. i have in addition written a letter to the president asking for a presidential memorandum can directing all federal agencies to do the same. i regret to report that the army alone recognizes the d.c. flag and the flags of the territory as a matter of policy and i want to give one example that i think will make the house understand why this is so important to us. a mother wrote me of having attended the graduation of her son from the naval st
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